The scene shows a small wood fire in the foreground, and in the background the Momotombo Volcano which eructed one year ago after 110 years of inactivity.
Above the volcano, at the left side Jupiter is shining just in the presence of the zodiacal light. At the right corner the Milky way is covered by some clouds.
The light in the middle of the horizon are from Managua locates 40 miles away from the scene.
Thank you, Osiris! By the way, he said getting to that place was a great adventure, and being there at the top of Pilas-El Hoyo Volcano was amazing. What’s more, he and his friends made the trip to try to see some Geminid meteors and were able to count up to 15 meteors that night.
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.